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Dental Sterilization

September 18, 2019 News News

AHS Issues Health Advisory After Two Dental Clinics Flagged For Improper Sterilization

by Calgary Herald

Two Calgary dental offices have been flagged for improper sterilization practices that didn’t meet provincial standards. Alberta Health Services issued a health advisory Monday “out of an abundance of caution,” it said. Those who received dental services at these clinics

August 8, 2018 News News

NSW Government Suspends Dentist, Warns Patients of Bloodborne Viruses

by Nicole Chettle, ABC

The New South Wales Government has warned decades worth of patients at a dental surgery in Sydney’s inner-west they could have been infected with bloodborne viruses. Dr James Pok-Yan Ng was suspended last month after his cleaning and sterilisation practices

June 20, 2018 News News

Dental Patients Urged to Get Checked for Hepatitis C

by Mike Walker, CTV News Barrie

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is renewing its call for patients of an Orillia dental clinic to get tested for hepatitis C. The health unit says two people, including a child, have tested positive for hepatitis C. The patients

June 12, 2018 News News

Missing Step in Sterilization Causes Possible Disease Exposure

by FOX 12 Staff

A Multnomah County dental clinic says up to 18 instrument packets were improperly sterilized last month and may have exposed patients to HIV, Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B. Up to 18 of the 524 patients treated at Southeast Dental Clinic

June 4, 2018 Video Sponsored Dental Video

Paid STATIM G4 from SciCan

by Oral Health

Jeff Goudie, with SciCan, discusses how their STATIM G4 technology offers the quick and easy ability for dentists to keep proper sterilization documentation.

May 30, 2018 News News

Ontario Dental Clinic Patients Need Hepatitis, HIV Testing

by CTV Barrie

Patients of a Lindsay dental clinic are being told they need to be tested for hepatitis and HIV. The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit says it launched an investigation into the infection and prevention practices of the Lakeland

May 28, 2018 Video Sponsored Dental Video

Paid Sterilization Labeling & Logging from Sterilog

by Oral Health

Dr. Sam Axelrod, with Sterilog, goes through his choice as a practicing dentist to start Sterilog in an attempt to create a safe and efficient workflow for dental professionals.

Steam Sterilization
February 16, 2017 Feature Dental equipmentDental Hygiene

Steam Sterilization: It’s in the Bag!

by Leann Keefer, RDH, MSM

The question, “paper or plastic” takes on an entirely new meaning when related to instrument sterilization in the dental office. Classified as a medical device, there are stringent criteria for manufacturing of sterilization packaging. Quality sterilization pouches, usually constructed of